Nico R. wrote: >>>Sorry, I meant the background defaults to dark even without explicitly >>>setting it in vimrc. > > Might this depend on the setting of TERM in any way? Yes, it does. See vim62/src/option.c, between lines 2937 and 2956. -- Alexander E. Patrakov To get my address: echo '0!42!+/6 at 5-3.535.25' | tr [!-:] [a-z] | tr n .